The good news on Climate Change continues


Far from being the end of life as we know it, more evidence continues to surface that suggests that Climate Change, specifically the warming kind is actually good…especially for albatross:

Climate Change may have actively helped boost the survival chances of endangered albatrosses, scientists believe.

…Experts at the Centre d’Etudes Biologiques de Chizé in in Villiers en Bois, France, noticed that over that time the length of time of foraging expeditions has fallen from 13 to 10 days and the birds weigh an average of more than 2lb more.

Over the past 30 years westerly winds in the area have become faster and moved further south.

The researchers, led by Dr Henri Weimerskirch said tat the boost in the bird’s size was “one of the most unexpected changes we observed over the past 20 years”.

The study concluded: “Wandering albatrosses appear so far to have benefited from wind changes occurring in the Southern Ocean, with higher speeds allowing for more rapid travel.

“In wandering albatrosses the probability of prey encounter and capture is related to the daily distances individuals are able to cover.”

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